Golden Beach, Queensland

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Golden Beach
Sunshine CoastQueensland
Caloundra, Queensland - Golden Beach & Bribie Island.jpg
Golden Beach
Coordinates 26°49′23″S 153°07′05″E / 26.823°S 153.118°E / -26.823; 153.118Coordinates: 26°49′23″S 153°07′05″E / 26.823°S 153.118°E / -26.823; 153.118
Population 5,463 (2006 census)[1]
 • Density 1,270/km2 (3,290/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4551
Area 4.3 km2 (1.7 sq mi)
Location 3 km (2 mi) SSW of Caloundra
LGA(s) Sunshine Coast Region
County Canning
Parish Bribie
State electorate(s) Caloundra
Federal Division(s) Fisher
Suburbs around Golden Beach:
Caloundra West Caloundra Caloundra
Caloundra West Golden Beach Bribie Island
Pelican Waters Pelican Waters Bribie Island

Golden Beach is a suburb of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia, located within the Caloundra urban centre directly southwest of the Caloundra CBD.

History[edit]

Settlement of Golden Beach dates from the late 19th century, with land used mainly for farming and grazing. Development of the suburb started from the 1950s, with rapid growth from the 1960s into the 1980s.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Golden Beach (Caloundra City) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Introduction - Golden Beach". 2010. Retrieved 19 July 2010.